Fitzharris family genealogy

Of the County Wexford

Arms: Gu. a chief or, a crescent for diff. quartering, ar. on a saltire betw. twenty escallops gu. five escallops of the first.

Mathew Fitzharris, of Maghmain, co. Wexford, Chief of his name, had:

2. Sir Edward, of Kilfenan, co. Limerick, Knt., who d. 3rd March, 1640. He married Gyles, dau. and heir of John Roche, of Kilfenan, and left seven sons and four daughters:

  1. George, of whom presently.
  2. Miles, who m. Onora, dau. of Thomas Fitzgerald, of Rostelan, co. Cork.
  3. Marcus.
  4. Brian.
  5. Redmond.
  6. Oliver.
  7. Thomas.
  8. Ellen, who m. Sir John MacGrath, of Aylcroghan, in the co. Tipperary, Knt., and Bart.
  9. Ellenor, who mar. Maurice Fitzgerald.
  10. Joan, who m. Con. O’Mulryan.
  11. Katherine, who m. Nicholas Haly, of Limerick, Arm.

3. George: eldest son of Sir Edward, d. 1626. He mar. Joan, dau. of Thomas, Lord Kerry and Lixnaw, and had two sons—1. Sir Edward, 2. Patrick.

4. Sir Edward Fitzharris, Bart., living in 1703: son of George; m, Ellen, dau. of Thomas Fitzgerald, alias “The Knight of the Valley,” co. Limerick.